Auvergne - France:
between Brioude and Langeac.
valley of the Allier.
and events 2012
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the concerts, the exhibitions in Haut Allier are friendly convivial
events. No world-class painters or sculptors, no internationally famous
names, but plenty of works by talented artists, sculptors and
photographers from the Auvergne and from other parts of France.
Ilpize - Chapelle
- 29th July
Exhibition Souad El Mouyassar
Berlin - artiste peintre Saint
des artisans -
next to the castle
July - 2nd August
fil du corps et de la nature" - Enola Charmille and Sarah
Gaultier, with Watercolours
by Jean Loup Liertart Brioude
la Maison de Mandrin,
2012 Michel Vibert:
17th July - 5th August - Pen and ink drawings
- 26th August - Jean-Pierre
Rault - Watercolours Brioude
Mirandole tearoom, beside the St. Julien
July - 8th September
Léger - Watercolours
Open daily 10 a.m. - midday and 2.30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Closed Sundays +
15th and 27th August Lavaudieu
des Arts et Traditions Populaires
1st - 29th July
"Un regard singulier sur les plantes" 1st - 26th August
et regard" - Jacques Demichel, paintings;
Christiane Ravaux, sculptures 27th August - 30th September
- Bernard Orival, paintings Au
Château de Paulhac
Val d'Allier area
* Aquarium - L'Allier, France's greatest salmon river.
de la Dentelle, lacemaking museum
Open daily; guided visits Thursdays & Fridays in summer, 5.30
p.m. Some visits with English-speaking guide.
Abbaye, Maison des oiseaux. Onrnithological centre.
Allagnon et Senouire
Hilltop village with dramatic views. Ancient terraces being renovated,
impressive castle (no visits)
Romanesque church & cloisters - the finest cloisters in
Auvergne, fine mediaeval murals.
Musée populaire. Folk museum. Open daily.
Next Year 2013:
click here for information on performing
holidays in France: Music valley is not
tour-operator country. This is an area where you need to book your own
holiday, directly with a hotel, a gite or a b&b. Click here for ideas on places to
Or, out of season, just turn up and enquire at one of the Tourist